Switch to:

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.52
KATE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. KATE: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KATE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.28 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.52
Equity to Asset 0.18
KATE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. KATE: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KATE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.37  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.18
-0.37
0.78
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.90
M-Score: -2.53
WACC vs ROIC
14.71%
25.11%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.99
KATE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. KATE: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.41  Med: 9.38 Max: 11.49
Current: 1.99
-18.41
11.49
Net-margin (%) 4.94
KATE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. KATE: 4.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -23.89  Med: 6.16 Max: 13.98
Current: 4.94
-23.89
13.98
ROE (%) 51.16
KATE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.47 vs. KATE: 51.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -261.43  Med: 18.16 Max: 190.46
Current: 51.16
-261.43
190.46
ROA (%) 6.34
KATE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. KATE: 6.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -36.79  Med: 10.96 Max: 16.72
Current: 6.34
-36.79
16.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.33
KATE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.86 vs. KATE: 10.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -64.09  Med: 38.49 Max: 65.49
Current: 10.33
-64.09
65.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -10.70
KATE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. KATE: -10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.4  Med: 7.00 Max: 19.6
Current: -10.7
-33.4
19.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -33.40
KATE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. KATE: -33.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.4  Med: 13.30 Max: 19
Current: -33.4
-33.4
19
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -22.30
KATE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. KATE: -22.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40  Med: 9.20 Max: 15.9
Current: -22.3
-40
15.9
» KATE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

» Details

Guru Trades

Q2 2014

KATE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 13,214 sh (New)
John Griffin 2,470,000 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 1,936,800 sh (+3.44%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Chase Coleman Sold Out
Ken Fisher 3,024,928 sh (-0.52%)
Pioneer Investments 99,371 sh (-4.58%)
Jim Simons 24,300 sh (-96.47%)
» More
Q3 2014

KATE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 60,900 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 196,600 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 2,859,400 sh (+47.64%)
John Griffin 2,470,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,976,616 sh (-1.60%)
» More
Q4 2014

KATE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 415,000 sh (+107.50%)
John Griffin 2,470,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 2,944,891 sh (-1.07%)
Columbia Wanger 2,266,600 sh (-20.73%)
Julian Robertson 38,800 sh (-36.29%)
» More
Q1 2015

KATE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 14,354 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 3,576,165 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 287,400 sh (+46.19%)
John Griffin 2,470,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,832,141 sh (-3.83%)
Julian Robertson 32,200 sh (-17.01%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with KATE

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Top Ranked Articles about Kate Spade & Co

'Tiger Cub' Chase Coleman's Top 5 New Holdings
Chase Coleman (Trades, Portfolio), a hedge fund manager who worked under legendary investor Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio), initiated eight new positions during the first quarter, according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 48.60
KATE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
81% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 20.50 vs. KATE: 48.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KATE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.8  Med: 17.47 Max: 76.86
Current: 48.6
11.8
76.86
Forward P/E 23.87
KATE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
82% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.43 vs. KATE: 23.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 50.20
KATE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
80% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. KATE: 50.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KATE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.8  Med: 20.59 Max: 152
Current: 50.2
11.8
152
P/B 18.06
KATE's P/B is ranked lower than
98% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. KATE: 18.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KATE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.11 Max: 81
Current: 18.06
0.12
81
P/S 2.34
KATE's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. KATE: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KATE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.85 Max: 6.29
Current: 2.34
0.04
6.29
POCF 40.51
KATE's POCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.67 vs. KATE: 40.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KATE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 9.72 Max: 640
Current: 40.51
0.46
640
EV-to-EBIT 135.10
KATE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
95% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.22 vs. KATE: 135.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KATE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -521  Med: -1.30 Max: 4473.2
Current: 135.1
-521
4473.2
Current Ratio 2.12
KATE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. KATE: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KATE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.38 Max: 4.12
Current: 2.12
0.86
4.12
Quick Ratio 1.36
KATE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. KATE: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KATE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.89
Current: 1.36
0.33
2.89
Days Inventory 146.86
KATE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
69% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 103.56 vs. KATE: 146.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KATE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 73.45  Med: 91.55 Max: 241.03
Current: 146.86
73.45
241.03
Days Sales Outstanding 22.66
KATE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 49.91 vs. KATE: 22.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KATE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 22.11  Med: 33.84 Max: 46.79
Current: 22.66
22.11
46.79

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 195.18
KATE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. KATE: 195.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KATE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.98  Med: 3.85 Max: 303.55
Current: 195.18
0.98
303.55
Price/Median PS Value 2.77
KATE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. KATE: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KATE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.03 Max: 6.07
Current: 2.77
0.07
6.07
Price/Graham Number 18.51
KATE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
97% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. KATE: 18.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KATE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.71 Max: 28.78
Current: 18.51
0.84
28.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.74
KATE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. KATE: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 8.70 Max: 12.9
Current: 0.74
0.1
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.43
KATE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. KATE: 10.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KATE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -45.4  Med: 14.40 Max: 116.7
Current: 10.43
-45.4
116.7

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Apparel Manufacturing
Compare:VFC, RL, BURBY, SGC, PVH » details
Traded in other countries:LIZ.Germany,
Kate Spade & Co, formerly Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc., was incorporated in January 1976 in the State of Delaware. The Company designs and markets accessories and apparel under three global, multichannel lifestyle brands: kate spade new york, Kate Spade Saturday and Jack Spade. In addition, the Adelington Design Group, a private brand jewelry design and development group, markets brands through department stores as well as serves J.C. Penney via exclusive supplier agreements for the Liz Claiborne and Monet jewelry lines and Kohl's via an exclusive supplier agreement for Dana Buchman jewelry. The Company also has licenses for the Liz Claiborne New York brand, available at QVC and Lizwear, which is distributed through the club store channel.
» More Articles for KATE

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
'Tiger Cub' Chase Coleman's Top 5 New Holdings Jun 03 2015 
Michael Kors’ Shares Takes The Hit Of A Weak 2016 Outlook May 29 2015 
Kate Spade Is A Buy On The Dip May 26 2015 
Coach's Earnings Preview: Will The Company’s Turnaround Reflect In Q3 Numbers? Apr 27 2015 
Why Fossil Needs Your Attention Apr 13 2015 
Why Coach Can Prove To Be A Rewarding Investment Bet Feb 24 2015 
Luxury Brands of 2014 Dec 31 2014 
This Fashion Apparel Retailer Looks Good for the Long Run Aug 29 2014 
Why Wal-Mart Couldn’t Report Adequate Growth in the Second Quarter Aug 15 2014 
Is Coach a Good Buy? Jul 29 2014 

More From Other Websites
Kate Spade & Company Appoints Emilia Fabricant Executive Vice President, President Of North America Jul 01 2015
Unusual Covered Call Opportunity In Kate Spade Jul 01 2015
Bulls bet on Kate Spade rebound Jul 01 2015
MW advancing Samlyn Capital in June. KATE continues to drag Jun 26 2015
Moving Average Crossover Alert: Kate Spade (KATE) - Tale of the Tape Jun 25 2015
Kate Spade & Company Appoints Emilia Fabricant Executive Vice President, President Of North America Jun 23 2015
Can Billionaire John Griffin’s Small-Cap Picks Beat the Market? Jun 15 2015
Time To Sell A Leading Stock: When It Breaks The 50-Day Line Jun 12 2015
Williams-Sonoma & Mattel to Offer Premium Cookware Range - Analyst Blog Jun 03 2015
'Tiger Cub' Chase Coleman's Top 5 New Holdings Jun 03 2015
Imperial Capital's 13 Best Stock Ideas Jun 03 2015
Oppenheimer: Kate Spade Is A Great Growth Story, But… May 29 2015
Kate Spade (KATE) Stock Receives Rating Initiation at Oppenheimer May 29 2015
Michael Kors: More Pain to Come…And What It Means For Fossil, Coach May 28 2015
Why You Should Buy Kate Spade, Dump Coach: BB&T May 27 2015
Coverage initiated on Kate Spade by BB&T Capital Mkts May 27 2015
Ralph Lauren Corp. Earnings Analysis: By the Numbers May 23 2015
KATE SPADE & CO Files SEC form 8-K, Material Modification to Rights of Security Holders, Change in... May 22 2015
The play on retail surprises: BBY, URBN, TGT & more May 21 2015
Kate Spade (KATE) Stock Higher Following Partnership With Startup Everpurse May 18 2015

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK